The Society has a proud history and for many years held both a Winter Exhibition and Summer Show.

These days, the annual Whangarei A&P Show is held on the first Saturday every December, at Barge Showgrounds, Maunu Road.


Whangarei A&P Show

Brighter and better each year, Whangarei A&P Show is a highly successful, well established, family focused community event involving loads of animal interactions and rural experiences supported by a myriad of organisations, trade companies, farmers and equestrian groups.

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Horse of the North

Horse of the North acts as the Championship Title Class for all Northern Districts A&P Shows.  Held in 2019, Covid restrictions over the past 2 years has meant Horse of the North hasn’t been held.  Watch this space for future updates.

Rural Business Network

The RBN provides an opportunity for rural based business people to participate in professional development to grow their businesses through networking and learning.

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Barge Showgrounds

Set within one of Whangarei’s most beautiful green settings, Barge Showgrounds Events Centre is just a short drive from the CBD and offers a flexible, spacious venue to suit all your wedding and corporate needs for up to 180 people.


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